Catt Sadler stop E! this week after she realized she was making practically half as a lot as her colleague Jason Kennedy.
“The Every day Pop” host was reportedly making $600,000, whereas Kennedy was raking in between $1 million and $1.2 million, a supply near the community revealed to Us Journal.
“He was making extra, however this has nothing to do with a male vs. feminine factor,” the supply advised Us. “It has nothing to do with gender, however reasonably seniority and Jason’s rating on the firm.”
Kennedy, 36, began at E! Information in 2005 and Sadler, 43, got here on board the next yr in 2006.
She served as host of “The Every day 10” and “E! Information,” in addition to internet hosting “Reside from E!” and “Every day Pop,” whereas Kennedy hosted “E! Information” and “Reside from E!” after first beginning out on “The Every day 10.”
E! Community mentioned in a press release that they compensate workers pretty primarily based on their roles, no matter gender.
“We recognize Catt Sadler’s many contributions at E! Information and need her all one of the best following her choice to go away the community,” the assertion learn.
It was reported by Those that former host Giuliana Rancic made practically 3 times as a lot as Kennedy throughout her time on the community.
Sadler, who revealed on Tuesday that she can be leaving after E! wouldn’t pay her extra, requested individuals to not “villify” Kennedy, noting his “palms are tied.”
“He has completed proper by me in each respect. It hurts me deeply to see that some are vilifying him,” she wrote. “In case you’re offended – rightfully so – direct that emotion on the choice makers who failed us, not him.”
Kennedy’s spouse Lauren Scruggs additionally got here to his protection on Friday, writing on her web site that “he is aware of there are all the time extra parts to think about when figuring out one’s wage than gender alone.”
“I imagine in feminine empowerment and gender equality,” she wrote on Instagram. “However it’s heartbreaking community is being deemed sexist when that’s merely not true.”